HuffPost talked to etiqutte experts and asked them the rudest things you can do before and during the holiday dinner.
Here are a few..
NOT RSVP-ing – if you are invited, please tell the host if you are coming or not. Also, don’t just show up without the host knowing.
IGNORING THE SCHEDULE – if the meal is at 2:00 pm, be on time. Plus, don’t arrive too early and don’t stay too late.
BRINGING DISHES THAT REQUIRE COOKING – don’t expect to get oven space unless you have cleared it in advance.
STARTING TENSE CONVERSATIONS – you know the ones; political, family drama, etc.
PRYING INTO PEOPLE’S BUSINESS – don’t be nosey!
BEING ASSERTIVE IN THE KITCHEN WITHOUT BEING ASKED – it’s NOT your kitchen! Don’t tell me how long you cook YOUR turkey.
ONLY TALKING TO PEOPLE YOU KNOW – spread the conversation around. Introduce yourself to new people in the room. Don’t be cliquey.